September 11, 2007
The Bradbury Co. Inc., Moundridge, Kan., has announced two appointments to its engineering staff. The company has hired Mark McFetridge as a senior project engineering manager and Rex Stutterheim as a technical assistant.McFetridge is part of a management team responsible for translating customer...
July 10, 2007
It would be an understatement to say that contract manufacturer EPMP Ltd., Seguin, Texas, got off to an inauspicious start. After just four years of operation, Ernest Plant sold the slumping company in 1988. This appeared to be just another short story of a failed start-up manufacturing shop....
July 11, 2006 | By Gregory Guilfoyle
Bending and folding of sheet metal components can be approached manually or with automation. The volume—high, medium, or low&—determines the approach.
April 11, 2006
Daylen Solutions LLC, Indiana, Pa., has added Larry Rarig to its sales force for eastern Pennsylvania and Maryland.Rarig assists customers looking to increase productivity, accuracy, and safety by offering technology from Finn-Power; Virtek Laser Inspection Systems; ISB Safety Products; Pat Mooney...
October 11, 2005
Mid Atlantic Machinery, Harrisburg, Pa., has announced it has launched a new Web site.The site promotes the company's product lines as well as used and stock machinery. It highlights management and staff and provides the latest news and...
November 9, 2004 | By Rick Wester
Folding machines aren't the fastest machines for bending sheet metal, but for low- to medium-volume production, they can provide an efficient bending process. Because the equipment operator does not support the weight of the material during the bending cycle, folding machines are well suited to large, bulky parts. Also, part quality is not dependent on an operator's skill.
December 11, 2003 | By Geoff Stone
Schwenkbiegemachinen, or swing bending machines, have been in use for more than 200 years. European manufacturers began to power them with electrical or hydraulic power after World War II, when an enormous amount of sheet metal was used in the reconstruction of Europe.
March 13, 2003 | By Kate Bachman
The H.L. Lyons Co., Louisville, Ky., began 40 years ago as an X-ray equipment company in the basement of Keith and Livingston Lyons parents' house. It later became a general metal fabricating business.